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August 2020

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Apple Terminates Epic Account
https://t.co/YKd1eSbMlo

Mentioning App Store Fee… https://t.co/taT3iQK7jS

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Identifying People by Their Browsing Histories: https://t.co/QOkL29F4Op #mjtsaiblog

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Allowing Bug Fixes and Challenging the Guidelines: https://t.co/OGiPdDKyF1 #mjtsaiblog

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Is macOS Becoming Unmaintainable?: https://t.co/zqHPCahJ0c #mjtsaiblog

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Anyone know of a trick for Downcast (for Mac)’s “Local Resources Helper”? It again lost access to the (standard) fo… https://t.co/lzDflE35gy

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Apple Terminates Epic Games’ Developer Account: https://t.co/9vlGc4cPuH #mjtsaiblog

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@rosyna Has it been announced what the difference in precision is?

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@mysk_co Yes, at least those are all an order of magnitude smaller and very similar to one another.

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Facebook Rejected for Mentioning App Store Fee: https://t.co/eLMHnyynlm #mjtsaiblog

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App Rejected for Using Unofficial Tesla API: https://t.co/lYWUwRpT0a #mjtsaiblog

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Governments Buying Phone Location Data: https://t.co/sY140XKwLZ #mjtsaiblog

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Blanked-Out Spots on Baidu Maps: https://t.co/wcVRjsCULj #mjtsaiblog

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Can Thieves Crack 6-Digit iPhone Passcodes?: https://t.co/QmeqmZUrfk #mjtsaiblog

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Privileged Operations on macOS
https://t.co/CNAk1m1ffD

Improved KVO in Big Sur… https://t.co/fu9dBECWMW

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Stealing Local Files Using Safari Web Share API: https://t.co/nsx3ildMxt #mjtsaiblog

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Why Did Mozilla Remove XUL Add-ons?: https://t.co/nDbWqkENoV #mjtsaiblog

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Where Did Mac’s Resale Value Go?: https://t.co/Yahcz3cfUo #mjtsaiblog

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Apple, Ireland, and the EU
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Magic Keyboard for iPad… https://t.co/xrailIcvji

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Fortnite for Mac
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Potential
https://t.co/dGZtasRBd9

Facebook Privac… https://t.co/ub7Ei7G2vd

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@philstollery I’m not aware of an API. I guess there’s the purchase history in iTunes or the store app. Of course,… https://t.co/Gj0z66rjw7

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@lapcatsoftware @rosyna Yes, the account will be in limbo again soon.

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@rosyna I’m not sure. The order says Apple can’t terminate the account of an Epic affiliate, in order to protect Un… https://t.co/knYDFWQH2c

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@rosyna Good question. It’s already using their payment system. It sounds like they think their ability to sign/not… https://t.co/4u0kU4YcIm

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Epic Will Stop Updating Fortnite for iOS and Mac: https://t.co/VVOk3dC8cJ #mjtsaiblog

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Facebook SDK Will Not Adopt Apple’s iOS 14 Privacy Prompt: https://t.co/0ewhIPzU4Z #mjtsaiblog

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Exposure Notifications Without an App: https://t.co/UBLZQsYvuj #mjtsaiblog

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Developer Accounts Nearly Terminated: https://t.co/nJVNOIHFKB #mjtsaiblog

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Developer Accounts Nearly Terminated: https://t.co/nJVNOIHFKB #mjtsaiblog

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Developer Accounts Nearly Terminated: https://t.co/nJVNOIHFKB #mjtsaiblog

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Developer Accounts Nearly Terminated: https://t.co/nJVNOIHFKB #mjtsaiblog

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Another MacBook Pro Flexgate Lawsuit: https://t.co/SNos5ViKSN #mjtsaiblog

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Court Rules on Epic’s Temporary Restraining Order: https://t.co/XQUZ1dvjxy #mjtsaiblog

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WordPress Bug Fixes Blocked Over IAP
https://t.co/smzrHxh1yX

Apple Files Response to Epic… https://t.co/NWlfx4EC8k

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@kch Could you contact me via e-mail so we can discuss this in more detail?

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Outlining Complaints About the App Store
https://t.co/amaZR3pmzh

Prepear… https://t.co/d2NzTyzghW

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App Consoles
https://t.co/1FMORqzeFW

Phil Schiller
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Catalina… https://t.co/y19zD68P6j

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Microsoft Supports Epic’s Injunction: https://t.co/6uZSIzIujy #mjtsaiblog

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A Primer on Memory Consistency and Cache Coherence: https://t.co/ifMNlk62n6 #mjtsaiblog

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Subscription or No Subscription?: https://t.co/s8oOIeVZS3 #mjtsaiblog

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Lightroom for iOS Data Loss Bug: https://t.co/t0x01wiXuz #mjtsaiblog

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@rosyna From here on the outside, it’s not apparent that all of these issues are major. And the solutions don’t see… https://t.co/bk55dnW9aq

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@rosyna Often times said code causes collateral damage for other users who weren’t having problems before.

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@rustyshelf @parrots Exactly. Presumably, the help content is still on a server, so it’s just trading one kind of server switch for another.

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@lapcatsoftware Apple has a long history of misrepresenting communications with developers when replying via the press.

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@Jon_Alper As far as I can tell, there isn’t in-app sign-up.

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WordPress Bug Fixes Blocked Over IAP: https://t.co/HSnBW6iboe #mjtsaiblog

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Seeking Special App Store Deals: https://t.co/9u8xvXedMs #mjtsaiblog

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@HHackenbecker @lapcatsoftware Apple’s style guide says to use Control-click: https://t.co/cgqVBdWA8v

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What Changed Before SwiftUI 1.0: https://t.co/ynVn2hUbT4 #mjtsaiblog

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@cdfinder I have been trying to figure that out. Seems like a very narrow benefit. OTOH, I’m not sure there’s much… https://t.co/kp9y6S2y2U

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@rosyna @isaiah So the idea is that I compiled something myself that prompts for access to resources, it gets modif… https://t.co/VpcpPvXcI3

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@rosyna @isaiah So it protects against code that has write access to a binary I’m running, but that doesn’t have ac… https://t.co/KCeVOkj5oe

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@rosyna @isaiah What’s to prevent whatever’s modifying the code from just re-signing it (since there was not identity associated, anyway)?

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@isaiah @rosyna It’s not obvious to me, either, because I don’t think most users are running unsigned code now. Is… https://t.co/eaDxA0foNE

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@etresoft @rosyna AFAIK, they did not announce a version at that time.

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@Freerunnering If you send it to someone else they would need to Control-click and choose Open to run it because it’s not notarized.

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@rosyna Yes, it’s cool that works automatically.

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Can’t You Just Right-Click?: https://t.co/ILnGqUU7BL #mjtsaiblog

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Oculus to Require Facebook Accounts: https://t.co/1EENcPcMLc #mjtsaiblog

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Apple Silicon Macs to Require Signed Code: https://t.co/bxTE8GEKI5 #mjtsaiblog

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Big Sur Version Numbers
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Epic
https://t.co/6ZvImGGHwy

macOS 11.0 Bi… https://t.co/Ycj06aGqAS

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Time to Change the App Store Sales Model: https://t.co/6obaZpL4Xu #mjtsaiblog

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AppAdvice Removed From the App Store (in 2015): https://t.co/AbNeXM8GFt #mjtsaiblog

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Facebook Events vs. the App Store: https://t.co/G95vFIligQ #mjtsaiblog

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Apple to Cut Epic Off From iOS and Mac Developer Tools
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Outlining Co… https://t.co/Yow8PhvMuT

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@lapcatsoftware Or Epic could ship an update that uses IAP and then remotely switch it back to direct payments to p… https://t.co/bRzx89IjI5

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Apple to Cut Epic Off From iOS and Mac Developer Tools: https://t.co/uG7Vi41heZ #mjtsaiblog

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@DamienPetrilli He was there a long time but didn’t become an SVP until September 2011. The screenshot was from August.

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@DamienPetrilli Maybe because he became an SVP much later?

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The Case of the Top Secret iPod: https://t.co/GWZCy1AWwD #mjtsaiblog

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Epic Sues Over Google Play Store, Too: https://t.co/rSvu2mEt61 #mjtsaiblog

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Mozilla Signs Fresh Google Search Deal: https://t.co/1cIg75PVHs #mjtsaiblog

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Phil Schiller Steps Down From SVP
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Microsoft’s xCloud Unavailable on… https://t.co/5qHBTo9h0K

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Epic Direct Payment
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Mozilla Layoffs
https://t.co/KAVZOh6HwZ

Claris… https://t.co/dGOOAPH7OO

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@jason_koebler It can store any type of file but doesn’t know how to view or search .msg files (unless you have an… https://t.co/TJ3rI9UN8H

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@jason_koebler My EagleFiler app can view and search .eml and mbox files: c-command.com/eaglefiler/

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Outlining Complaints About the App Store: https://t.co/utj3C2qfGf #mjtsaiblog

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@kuba_suder let keyPath = \DataStore.users.records[0]
store[keyPath: keyPath].active = true

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Apple Remote-Kills Long-time Developer’s Apps
https://t.co/C5Q8Wxof2c

Setapp for iOS… https://t.co/MmTfKz88EA

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Funneling Into Apple News+
https://t.co/BoajQimhcQ

Microsoft’s xCloud Unavailable on iOS… https://t.co/7Ylud2g11X

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@steipete @arno_app Yeah, that’s partly what I found interesting about the article, but I don’t find the workarounds very satisfying.

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“Everything” Apple Gift Cards: https://t.co/xFGZ8nhriy #mjtsaiblog

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Charlie Monroe
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Renaming for Excel
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xCloud… https://t.co/9WtQpKI6qy

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@kukushechkin @howardnoakley So recent that they would ignore the few copies that were already installed?

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@howardnoakley But I agree that it raises questions about the usefulness of notarization. In what situation could A… https://t.co/kpybjyg07y

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@howardnoakley I’m not sure notarization could work here because the finer control wouldn’t protect against bad app… https://t.co/djZZEGubt8

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@NSExceptional Yeah, I didn’t understand his reasoning there. Later, he talks about on-device being good for speed,… https://t.co/PR4ycrSgt7

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Why Apple Believes It’s an AI Leader: https://t.co/Hi85mvo562 #mjtsaiblog

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App Store Requires Facebook Gaming App to Remove Games: https://t.co/ey622lHow1 #mjtsaiblog

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Renaming Human Genes for Excel: https://t.co/vVDdvJN3cy #mjtsaiblog

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Infecting macOS via Macro-laden Documents: https://t.co/uavtm7BqTZ #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft’s xCloud Unavailable
https://t.co/aGcPW0AoQL

macOS 10.15.6… https://t.co/VCTIPMCTBe

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Unsticking Stuck Preference Settings: https://t.co/sDorSyFat8 #mjtsaiblog

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Emulating Equal-Size Constraints in SwiftUI: https://t.co/YtYbOwT6Gh #mjtsaiblog

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Microsoft’s xCloud Unavailable on iOS: https://t.co/PQPwMWCfP3 #mjtsaiblog

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Making an iOS Default Browser or E-mail Client: https://t.co/oraSgRazQ7 #mjtsaiblog

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@pmcg I’m not sure exactly how long, but, yes, it’s been a while.

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Apple Remote-Kills Apps
https://t.co/2Fci4TAhPO

Tim Cook’s App Store Testimony… https://t.co/8b7rb40gmW

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@mmunz It helps for me if I reboot first.

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Apple Remote-Kills Long-time Developer’s Apps: https://t.co/UykBeMZeeK #mjtsaiblog

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Big Tech’s Showdown With Congress: https://t.co/sUy78EvP9C #mjtsaiblog

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Phil Schiller Steps Down From SVP: https://t.co/XPsjNZopMb #mjtsaiblog

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Google in Its Own Search Results: https://t.co/axzoRO0qQC #mjtsaiblog

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20 Years Ago: the PowerMac G4 Cube: https://t.co/J7OxKS42du #mjtsaiblog

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Catalina: More Trouble Than It’s Worth: https://t.co/Vrn8J9ZT15 #mjtsaiblog

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Tim Cook’s App Store Testimony
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Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee t… https://t.co/JpFIRkpli1

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